Francois De La Rochefoucauld
We pardon to the extent that we love.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Click on the picture of
Francois De La Rochefoucauld quote
you want to see a larger version.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so small wits seem to have the gift of speaking much and saying nothing.
Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of the consequences.
There are a great many men valued in society who have nothing to recommend them but serviceable vices.
The generality of virtuous women are like hidden treasures, they are safe only because nobody has sought after them.
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more valuable kindnesses hereafter.
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love long, where it really is, nor to counterfeit it long where it is not.
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom we admire.
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these are, in truth, very often owing not so much to design as chance.
On neither the sun, nor death, can a man look fixedly.
Akron, Ohio, is my home. It will always be remembered. Akron, Ohio, is my life.
This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love the more they give, the more they possess.
Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed.
Truth must necessarily be stranger than fiction, for fiction is the creation of the human mind and therefore congenial to it.
We have two dogs, Mabel and Wolf, and three cats at home, Charlie, George and Chairman. We have two cats on our farm, Tom and Little Sister, two horses, and two mini horses, Hannah and Tricky. We also have two cows, Holy and Madonna. And those are only the animals we let sleep in our bed.
We're not trying to change the world just music.
Without a doubt, the best way to get to know me is through my music.
If we reject science, we reject the common man.
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths.
Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy sweat will get you change.